Tag Archives: Board of Education

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Pilot program aims to prepare students

NAUGATUCK — The number of students not prepared to enter kindergarten has school officials concerned. Board of Education Curriculum Director Caroline Messenger said of the 194 students registered to enter…

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Appropriation for roof repairs passes

REGION 16 — A supplemental appropriation of $384,882 in surplus funds was approved at a district meeting Monday night. The appropriation was approved, 27-14. Beacon Falls voters approved the appropriation,…

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Residents tour school, hear about budget

NAUGATUCK — When Superintendent of Schools Sharon Locke was hired last year, her goals included building a better relationship between the school system and the public. In an effort to…

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Hearings planned for school budget

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education is planning two hearings on the proposed 2015-16 school budget. The first will be at 6 p.m. April 30 at Naugatuck High School. The…

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Board sends budget to district meeting

Petition in the works to force referendum on school spending plan REGION 16 — The fate of a Region 16’s proposed $40.5 million 2015-16 school budget now rests in the…

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Mahoney fills vacancy on school board

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Board of Education welcomed its newest member last week. Jill Mahoney, the head of the nonprofit organization Naugatuck Discovery, was chosen to fill the seat left…

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Borough schools eye VNA building

NAUGATUCK — School officials have a plan to repurpose the largely vacant former Naugatuck Visiting Nurses Association building on Rubber Avenue into an educational facility. Superintendent of Schools Sharon Locke…

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Board to hold Q&A on school budget

NAUGATUCK — For the first time in anyone’s memory, the Board of Education will hold a hearing and question-and-answer session for the public on its proposed budget for the 2015-16…

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Board to forfeit reimbursement

REGION 16 — In an effort to complete a three-part building project in time and within budget, the Region 16 Board of Education has voted to forgo state reimbursement on…

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BOE approves budget for hearing

REGION 16 — The Board of Education has approved a $40.5 million 2015-16 budget to send to a public hearing. The public hearing on the proposed budget, which is an…